Hong Kong loses Asia’s third most liveable city to Singapore

Hong Kong loses Asia’s third most liveable city to Singapore
Business

Hong Kong’s overall score unchanged at 88.8, but Singapore’s educational achievements gave the city-state an edge. (Photo credit: Chris Lusher)

Business sector calls for sustainable consumption

Business sector calls for sustainable consumption
Business

The Business Environmental Council has launched its sustainable consumption programme and introduced a certification scheme, in effort to jump on the global ‘green’ bandwagon. Photo:…

The name is Bond: Hong Kong in search of bond market diversification

The name is Bond: Hong Kong in search of bond market diversification
Business

Hong Kong dollar denominated long-term bonds are among those increasingly sought by the local market. (Credit: Chris Lusher)

Businesses take initiative in creating circular economy

Businesses take initiative in creating circular economy
Business

Waste and supply chain managements are among the topics highlighted by international and local policy influencers. Photo: Richard Lancaster (Credit: BEC)

Go Green: Business group sketches low carbon future for community

Go Green: Business group sketches low carbon future for community
Business

Workshops and trainings targeting major carbon-emitting sectors will be first organised to meet a 2°C target. Photo: From left – Maya De Souza, Senior Manager of…

US Innotech companies shed light on Hong Kong Smart City initiative

US Innotech companies shed light on Hong Kong Smart City initiative
Business

AmCham pledges to join Hong Kong’s innotech parade by bridging US-based companies and local stakeholders. (Photo: AmCham president Tara Joseph (mid) chairing the media luncheon…

Tara Joseph: The President America needs (in Hong Kong)

Tara Joseph: The President America needs (in Hong Kong)
Business

The American Chamber has broken the mold in choosing a media maven for President. She may be able to show the world another face of…

Compromise in sight over mini-storage fire safety measures

Compromise in sight over mini-storage fire safety measures
Business

The self-storage industry will soon put forward proposals to meet fire safety requirements set by the Fire Services Department and Buildings Department. Photo: Luigi La Tona of…

Self-storage industry in dialogue with fire safety agencies over alternative solutions

Self-storage industry in dialogue with fire safety agencies over alternative solutions
Regulation

Industry representative expresses optimism in search of space-efficient solutions to meet fire safety requirements. Photo: Luigi La Tona of the Self Storage Association Asia.

Hong Kong government urged to rethink anti-smoking policies

Hong Kong government urged to rethink anti-smoking policies
Business

Innovative products that offers possibly less harmful alternatives for smokers should be embraced and regulated.